My soul yearns to be caressed, to be loved and admired by someone; to be with someone I can claim my own.
Tag: parental pressure
A Heartfelt Letter to Indian Parents
All we want is mutual understanding, so love us for who we are.
Bones, Books and Parental Expectations: The Day the Scalpel Lost to the Pen
My parents were shattered when I told them I did not want to take up the family profession.
The Cruel Indian Education System – A Personal Account
My close friend was forced to take science when her interests lied elsewhere and this severely affected her mental health.
Tick Tock: Dear Uncles and Aunties, It’s Time to Let Go
There is no fixed time to do anything.
How I Broke Away From the Indian Standard of Expectations in the Middle East
I, too, was raised with tuitions, poojos, curfews and discipline – that made me question my self-worth.